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It has been shown that young, new and migrant workers are at more risk of injury than their older or more experienced counterparts, especially in the first four to six months of employment. Discover resources for employers,parents, teachers as well as young or new workers to help raise health and safety awareness and prevent workplace injuries and illnesses.

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Young Workers: A Web Portal with Information for Everyone: Young Workers, Parents, Teachers, Employers
Health & Safety Teaching Tools

Now also available on the web

 

OSH Answers - Online Answers to Workplace Health & Safety Questions

Occupations & Workplaces

  • Common health & safety issues, specific to food and beverage services, cooks, landscapers, painters, tree planters...

Health Promotion/Wellness/Psychosocial

  • Violence in the Workplace, Workplace Stress...

Chemicals & Materials

  • MSDSs, Compressed Gases, Chemical Profiles...

Legislation

  • Introduction, Due Diligence, WHMIS...

 

Webinars

Help Your New Workers Stay Safe webinar

Help Your New Workers Stay Safe
FREE

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eCourses

Orientation on Health & Safety for New Workers eCourse

Orientation on Health & Safety for New Workers


Podcasts - Listen & Learn

Keeping Young Workers Safe
Summer Job Safety
New Workers: Orientation is Key
Workplace Injuries: A Personal Story
Keeping Young Workers Safe
FREE!
Summer Job Safety
FREE!
New Workers: Orientation is Key
FREE!
Workplace Injuries: A Personal Story
FREE!

 

 

Publications

Compact, easy-to-read publications focusing on specific occupations and hazards. Packed with graphics, checklists, safety tips and useful summaries of regulatory requirements - a must-have for every young worker.

Groundskeepers Safety Guide
Food Service Workers Safety Guide
Orientation for New Workers
Cold Weather Workers Safety Guide
Working in Hot Environments: Health & Safety Guide

Groundskeepers Safety Guide
Foodservice Workers Safety Guide
Orientation for New Workers
Cold Weather Workers Safety Guide
Working in Hot Environments: Health & Safety Guide

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Available in both print and PDF

 

Young Workers Zone poster

Build awareness with this eye-catching poster

Order in print
Download the PDF


 

 

Canadian School Boards: Safety Zone: Resources for School Board Health & Safety Practitioners

 

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